Mt Bike across NV on the Great Basin Bike Route

Rough Itinerary 


 Begin day - End day                                        Mileage              Range             

 Day 1:

Crystal Bay, Lake Tahoe - Washoe Lake  S.P.              35                        Carson       

 Day 2:

Washoe Lake S.P. - Ft. Churchill S.P.                            36                         Virginia      

 Day 3:

 Ft. Churchill S.P. - Rawhide(BLM camp)                   76            Dead Camels/Bunejugs plus

                                                                                                              *Sand Springs-Cocoon Pass

 Day 4:

Rawhide - Berlin/Ichthyosaurus S.P.                           62                        Paradise        

 Day 5:

Berlin/Ich. S. P. - Big Smoky Valley/Carvers(Hotel)  36            Shoshone/Toiyabe                

 Day 6:

Big Smoky Valley - Monitor Valley(Potts Ranch)       43                    Toquima                      

 Day 7:

Monitor Valley - Eureka(Hotel)                                      45              Monitor/ Fish Creek            

 Day 8:

Eureka – Railroad Valley(Green Springs Ranch)        50                    Pancake                       

 Day 9:

Green Springs – Preston/Lund(Hotel)                         46                    White Pine                  

 Day 10:

Preston – Cave Lake S. P.                                               51                         Egan

 Day 11:

Cave Lake S.P. to UT/NV border                                   46              Schell Creek/Snake

 

 

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 Totals                     526 miles        15 Ranges - *1 Pass

  

Original 5 at the end of the exploratory ride - Sept 16, 2010 


RANGES & ELEVATIONS

for Mountain Bike Nevada 

 

The Ranges                         Summit/Pass                      Elevation     

Carson............................Tunnel Creek-Hobart..........7,923’

Virginia....................................McClellan...................7,386’

*Sand Springs/Cocoon Pass......Roy’s Point....................5,557’

Monte Cristo............................Monte Cristo................5,164’

Paradise....................................Brunton....................6,983'

Shoshone Mountains..................Union.........................7,982'

Toiyabe………..............................Ophir ........................10,109'

Toquima..................................Moore's Creek...............8,369'

Monitor...................................White Sage....................7,972'

Fish Creek...........................Fish Creek..........................7,200'

Pancake……….............................Red Rock......................6,658'

White Pine ........................Hamilton-Pioche.............8,068'....8,294'

Egan...........................................Sawmill…………..............8,530'

Schell Creek ..............................Cooper...........................8,677'

Snake ………................................ Osceola ........................7,633'